PFA Player of the Year: Bruyne named player of the year for 2nd successive time, says ‘elated with the achievement’

PFA Player of the Year: Kevin De Bruyne named player of the year for 2nd successive time, says ‘elated with the achievement'
PFA Player of the Year: Kevin De Bruyne named player of the year for 2nd successive time, says ‘elated with the achievement'

PFA Player of the Year – Kevin De Bruyne: Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has been named PFA Player of the Year for the second successive season.The Belgian becomes just the third player to win back-to-back awards, following Thierry Henry and Cristiano Ronaldo. Bruyne had a minor surgery on his facial injury recently and will join the Belgium Euro 2020 squad on Monday.

PFA Player of the Year: Bruyne named player of the year for 2nd successive time, says ‘elated with the achievement’

PFA Player of the Year – Kevin De Bruyne: It was another fine campaign for the City midfielder, who was a key figure in their Premier League and Carabao Cup successes, playing 40 matches across all competitions, scoring 10 goals and assisting a further 18.

Indeed, he also played a crucial role in our run to the Champions League final, scoring in the last-16, quarter-final and semi-final stage.

City team-mate Phil Foden won the PFA Young Player of the Year award.

PFA Player of the Year: Bruyne to join Belgium Euro Squad on Monday
Both players were influential as City won a third Premier League title in four years and the Carabao Cup.

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De Bruyne, 29, is the second player to retain the men’s award, after Cristiano Ronaldo did so at Manchester United.

“You want to win all the trophies as a team and this is probably the most important one as an individual,” said De Bruyne.

“To be voted by your competitors, by players who you compete with every game – to choose you, that says a lot.

“When you have these things, you can show your kids and say: ‘Look, this is what daddy did when he was younger.'”

PFA Player of the Year – Kevin De Bruyne: The Belgium international scored six Premier League goals and registered 12 assists in 2,001 minutes of top-flight football.

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He played a key role in City’s double success before fracturing his nose and left eye socket during the Champions League final defeat by Chelsea on 29 May.

He has since had minor surgery on his facial injury and will join the Belgium Euro 2020 squad on Monday.

On the other hand young Foden, 21, has made 50 appearances for Manchester City in all competitions during the season just completed, scoring 16 goals.

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